Kentucky Genealogical Society

Volunteer Coordinator


Our grassroots non-profit organization is seeking a Volunteer Coordinator to organize our volunteer program. The Volunteer Coordinator will work closely with the volunteer president to recruit, organize, and retain volunteers. The Volunteer Coordinator will also be responsible for coordinating and implementing volunteer events and activities, and ensuring that volunteers have a positive and rewarding experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain relationships with volunteers, including recruiting, training, scheduling, and communicating
    with them on a regular basis
  • Develop and implement a volunteer program that meets the needs of the organization and the volunteers,
    including policies and procedures for volunteer organizing
  • Coordinate and implement volunteer events and activities, including planning, scheduling, and execution
  • Ensure that volunteers have a positive and rewarding experience while volunteering with the organization
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date volunteer database, including tracking volunteer hours, skills, and interests
  • Work closely with the president to ensure that volunteers are appropriately utilized and appreciated
  • Ensure that volunteers have the necessary resources and support to perform their duties effectively
  • Conduct periodic evaluations of the volunteer program to identify areas for improvement and to ensure that the
    program is meeting its goals and objectives
  • Manage volunteer recognition and appreciation efforts, including organizing volunteer appreciation events and
    developing volunteer recognition programs
  • Act as a liaison between the organization and volunteers, representing the organization in a professional and
    positive manner
  • Develop and manage the volunteer program budget, ensuring that resources are allocated appropriately


  • At least 2 years of experience in volunteer organizing, preferably in a nonprofit or grassroots setting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff, and
    external stakeholders
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Knowledge of volunteer organizing best practices and techniques
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a positive and proactive attitude
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission and values of the organization

This is a part-time, volunteer position. Expected time commitment is 5 hours per week.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to

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